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COMPACT MANIFOLD AND ENERGY SERVICES LIMITED v. WEST AFRICA SUPPLY VESSELS SERVICES LIMITED

(2017) JELR 37346 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/L/670/2014  •  17 Mar 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
YARGATA BYENCHIT NIMPAR JCA; BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL JCA; ABIMBOLA OSARUGUE OBASEKI-ADEJUMO JCA;

Judgement

BIOBELE ABRAHAM GEORGEWILL JCA (DELIVERING THE LEADING JUDGMENT): This is an appeal against the ruling of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division, Coram: M.B. Idris J., in Suit No. FHC/L/CS/101/2014: West African Supply Vessel Services Limited v. Compact Manifold and Energy Services Limited delivered on 21/3/2014, wherein the appellant's notice of preliminary objection filed on 7/2/2014 by which it sought an order striking out and/or dismissing the respondent's suit for want of jurisdiction and an Order vacating the Order of mareva injunction granted against the appellant on 28/1/2014 was dismissed.

The appellant was peeved with the said ruling and had promptly appealed to this court vide a notice of appeal on 4 Grounds filed on 1/4/2014 at pages 425 - 429 of the Record of Appeal. The Record of Appeal was transmitted to this court on 2/7/2014 but deemed properly transmitted on 30/6/2016. The appellant's brief was filed on 12/7/2016. The respondent's brief was filed on 7/11/2016 but deem…

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